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FOOTIE TWEETS: Tributes pour in for Boston marathon victims, Norwich City into FA Cup youth final and Cardiff into Premier League

This week, there were plenty of tributes from footballers around the world for the victims of the tragic bombings at the end of the Boston marathon.

Below are a series of Tweets from a small number of players from all corners of the globe who were wishing those involved all the best.

Boston Marathon

From QPR's Marseille midfielder Joey Barton.

Celtic's Kris Commons

His Hoops teammate Gary Hooper

Barcelona ace Cesc Fabregas

Italian giants AC Milan

Australian captain Lucas Neill

On the football side of things, Norwich City progressed to the final of the FA Youth Cup for the first time in about three decades with a stirring penalty shootout win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night.

Norwich City FA Youth Cup triumph

Sebastien Bassong said…

John Ruddy added…

Whilst Kei Kamara was also thrilled for the young Canaries.

And Bradley Johnson had some input…

On the same night, Cardiff City became the second Welsh side to qualify for the Premier League when they drew 0-0 with Charlton Athletic to guarantee a top-two finish in the Championship this season.

Cardiff City win promotion

Former Bluebirds striker Robert Earnshaw, now with Toronto FC, was over the moon for his old club.

Swansea City skipper Ashley Williams was happy to welcome another Welsh side into England's top flight.

Injured Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jay DeMerit played with Cardiff boss Malky Mackay at Watford.

Whilst Celtic's Joe Ledley is another former Bluebird who was over the moon.

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